I suggest talking to CADUCMAN since he lives over that way and knows some good roads. But Redwood Road is nice (just make sure it's dry) from Castro Valley. If you're up for a big adventure (and maybe crossing some slightly flooded areas) then Mines Rd --> San Antonio Valley Rd over Mt. Hamilton is phenomenal...despite the bad pavement1969duc said:Can anyone suggest some good roads or a loop in the East Bay to ride? I would be starting off in SF.